A Dutch lady was understandably shaken when her webcam was hijacked by a hacker who then began talking to her.
Rilana Hamer recorded the moment when her webcam turned towards her and uttered the message “suck my d***”.
The company who manufacturer the Maxxter 3D webcam, Action, have advised all users to update their pin number to stop hackers accessing their devices, News.com.au reported.
Ms. Hamer poster the incident on Facebook and explained what happened. “I walked into the living room and I saw my camera move.
“The camera went back and forth. I had no idea what he was doing. Was it updating?
“All of a sudden, I heard a rumble. The camera turned my way, and I heard, ‘bonjour madame’.
“I moved to the left and right, and the camera came with me.”
The victim unplugged her webcam but later reinstalled it only to be greeted by a more aggressive voice saying: “ohhhhhh suck my d***!”
Action at this stage have no idea how the webcam was accessed but released at statement saying: “In response to messages on Facebook and in the media about the possible hacking of a security camera purchased from Action, we would like to inform you that Action takes the security of its customers and the products we sell extremely seriously.
“We are in touch with this customer about this incident.
“In order to investigate the cause and to determine whether it is in camera or something else, the camera concerned is requested so that it can be checked by the supplier thoroughly.
“Should it prove that the camera does not meet our requirements then it will, of course, be called back and we will inform our customers about this.
“This camera has been sold at Action since May 2017. Customers who bought this product, we strongly recommend that you change the default ID password and use a strong WiFi password.”